Francisco L. Rodriguez, 93, of Lake Placid, Fla., died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.
He was born in Puerto Rico on Dec. 4, 1920, to Francisca Lallande and Pedro Rodriguez. After high school Mr. Rodriguez entered the U.S. Army and served during WWII. He was a lifelong, self-employed electronic technician in New York, repairing all makes and models of appliances.
Mr. Rodriguez had been a Lake Placid resident for the past 25 years. He attended the Spanish Catholic Church in Lake Placid.
Mr. Rodriguez is survived by his wife, Francisca Figueroa; children Francisco, Lucy, Wilfredo, Carlos, Santos and Manuel; numerous brothers and sisters, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren
Funeral services and burial will be at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Sarasota National Cemetery with Military Honors.
Funeral arrangements are under the devotion of Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home, Lake Placid.